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APSE Annual Seminar 2019

Newcastle Civic Centre

Wednesday 11 September - Thursday 12 September

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The APSE Annual Seminar 2019 and the APSE Service Awards will take place in the historical and cultural city of Newcastle. Exploring excellence in frontline services, our programme of events will commence with a welcome reception for exhibitors and delegates on Tuesday 10 September at 7.30pm, with an opportunity for delegates and suppliers to network and share ideas in an informal setting.

The seminar itself starts on Wednesday 11 September, and continues into Thursday 12 September at the Newcastle Civic Centre, where an exciting trade show will showcase the latest in local government developments. Delegates will get the opportunity to hear industry-leading speakers from across UK local government covering topics like:

Frontline services 

  • Refuse, recycling, and street scene
  • Highways, winter maintenance and street lighting
  • Housing and Building Maintenance
  • Leisure, health and wellbeing
  • Catering, cleaning and FM

Policy developments

  • Income generation and commercialisation
  • Assets for investment
  • International perspectives on local government
  • Green energy, flooding and climate change
  • Digitisation and demand management

APSE will also host a vibrant night of excellent food, live music, and entertainment. On this night, we will also announce and celebrate the winners of the APSE Service Awards 2019. This is a night not to be missed, so make sure you confirm your place today. 

Click on the link and complete the booking form. 

The Service Awards will take place at the Newcastle Civic Centre. 

Click here to download directions. 

Check out the video highlights of last year's Annual Seminar in Edinburgh. 

Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.





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